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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2908 - κρεῖσσον

Transliteration
kreîsson
Phonetics
krice'-son
Origin
neuter of an alternate form of (G2909)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. better
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1397 ‑ גֶּבֶר (gheh'‑ber);  2896 ‑ טוֹב (tobe);  5273 ‑ נָעִים (naw‑eem');  5276 ‑ נָעֵם (naw‑ame');  8231 ‑ שָׁפַר (shaw‑far');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (2)
1 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (2)
1 Corinthians
1
Hebrews
1
BSB (4)
1 Corinthians
2
Philippians
1
Hebrews
1
WEB ( 0 )
WEB (3)
1 Corinthians
2
Philippians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κρεισσονεύω,

to be better, Hdn. Epim. 69.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κρείσσων

(Epic and old Att..) and κρείττων (later Att..), prop. comparat. of κρατύς , strong, but in sense often (as in cl., v. LS, s.v.) as comparat. of ἀγαθός ,

[in LXX chiefly for H2896;]

better;

(a) as to advantage or usefulness: 1 Corinthians 11:17, Hebrews 11:40; Hebrews 12:24; πολλῷ μᾶλλον κ ., Philippians 1:23; κρεῖσσον ποιεῖν , 1 Corinthians 7:38; ἐστιν , seq. inf., 1 Corinthians 7:9, 2 Peter 2:21;

(b) as to excellence: Hebrews 1:4; Hebrews 6:9; Hebrews 7:7; Hebrews 7:19; Hebrews 7:22; Hebrews 8:6; Hebrews 9:23; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 11:16; Hebrews 11:35; κ . ἐστι , seq. inf., 1 Peter 3:17.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
κρεισσον κρείσσον κρεῖσσον κρεισσονα κρείσσονα κρείσσους κρείσσων κρείττον κρείττόν κρείττονα κρείττονι κρείττονος κρείττονός κρείττοσι κρείττοσιν κρείττω κρείττων kreisson kreîsson kreissona kreíssona kreittona kreíttona
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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